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What We Learned: Last game in the road trip

The nine-game road trip mercifully ends this afternoon in Oakland. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

Milwaukee Brewers v Oakland Athletics Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images

Yesterday's Results

Athletics 5, Brewers 3

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Hernan Perez placed on paternity list, Yadiel Rivera recalled | -JP-, BCB

The Brewers made a roster move prior to yesterday’s game, placing Hernan Perez on the paternity list and recalling Yadiel Rivera.

Milwaukee Brewers Down On The Farm Report: Week 11 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

It’s about halfway through the minor league season, and another look at the previous week in the minors.

Links from Other Sites

Brewers use sked quirk to rest Anderson, Lucroy | Adam McCalvy,

With the Brewers in a stretch that includes three off-days in eight days, Jonathan Lucroy is getting extra days off from catching and Chase Anderson will have a start skipped.

Opposing Rebuilding Economics | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee

Taxpayers in Milwaukee may be a little angry to see the Brewers cutting costs while they are still paying taxes for the construction of Miller Park.

Trade Candidate Series: Aaron Hill | Jake Covey, Disciples of Uecker

As steam starts to pick up on Aaron Hill as a trade candidate, here’s another look at the value the third baseman could command.

MEET THE ATHLETICS: Back For More? | Travis Sarandos, Disciples of Uecker

A series preview of the two-game series against the Athletics.

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 31-36

  • Yesterday: Memphis 11, Colorado Springs 5
  • Today: Memphis @ Colorado Springs | 1:35 pm (DH)

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 39-30

  • Yesterday: No Game
  • Today: No Game

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 23-44

  • Yesterday: Brevard County 0, Dunedin 5
  • Today: Brevard County @ Dunedin | 10:00 am

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 34-36

  • Yesterday: No Game
  • Today: No Game

DSL Brewers (R) | 6-7

  • Yesterday: DSL Angels @ DSL Brewers (PPD Rain)
  • Today: DSL Brewers @ DSL Angels | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 4-1

  • Yesterday: Helena 10, Billings 4
  • Today: Helena @ Billings | 8:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 1-1

  • Yesterday: AZL Angels 3, AZL Brewers 5
  • Today: AZL Brewers @ AZL Angels | 9:00 pm

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Giants 15, Pirates 4
  • Reds 8, Rangers 4
  • Cardinals 4, Cubs 3

Today's Games

  • Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ Cubs (Jake Arrieta) | 1:20 pm
  • Giants (Jeff Samardzija) @ Pirates (Francisco Liriano) | 6:05 pm
  • Reds (Dan Straily) @ Rangers (Cole Hamels) | 7:05 pm

Today's Action

Brewers (Junior Guerra) @ Athletics (Daniel Mengden) | 2:35 pm